Mohamed Sarwat

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Arizona State University

Mohamed Sarwat

Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
School of Computing, Informatics, & Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE)
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University

Office: Brickyard Engineering (BYENG) 404
699 S. Mill Ave., 
Tempe, AZ 85281

Phone: 480-727-5332
Email: msarwat at asu dot edu

Biosketch

Mohamed Sarwat is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and the director of the Data Systems (DataSys) lab at Arizona State University. Before joining ASU, Mohamed obtained his MSc and PhD degrees in computer science from the University of Minnesota in 2011 and 2014, respectively. His research interest lies in the broad area of data management systems. Mohamed is a recipient of the University of Minnesota doctoral dissertation fellowship. His research work has been recognized by two best research paper awards in the 16th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2015) and the 12th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD 2011) as well as a Best of Conference citation in the IEEE 28th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2012).  He also received the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Blue Sky Ideas award for best vision papers (3rd place) in the 15th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD 2017). Mohamed is an associate editor for the GeoInformatica journal and has served as a reviewer / program committee member for major data management and spatial computing venues that include but are not limited to PVLDB, SIGMOD, ICDE, GIS, SSTD, TKDE, TODS, TSAS.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. – Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, 2014
    Thesis: “Database Systems Support for Collaborative Filtering Recommender Systems”
  • M.Sc. – Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, 2011
  • B.Sc. – Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 2007

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